Recycling instructions - MGP261 - MGP262

MGP260 User Guide

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These recycling instructions guide you on the end-of-life treatment of this Vaisala product. As waste regulations and infrastructure vary in each country, these instructions only indicate the different components to be separated and common ways to handle them. Always follow local requirements when disposing of the product. Vaisala encourages to use the best available recycling practices to minimize related environmental impacts.

Vaisala is committed to meeting the requirements of the EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive. This directive aims to minimize the impact of electrical and electronic goods on the environment, by increasing reuse and recycling, and reducing the amount of WEEE going to landfill. This symbol indicates that the product should be collected separately from other waste streams and treated appropriately.

MGP260 probes have metal, plastic, and rubber parts that can be removed for recycling. Figure 1 highlights the metal parts (connection box, metal barrier, strain relief plates, and screws), plastic parts (filter and cuvette), and the rubber O-ring.

Figure 1. Removing parts for recycling
After removing the parts highlighted in Figure 1, dispose of the remaining probe body and component board (shown in Figure 2) as electrical and electronic waste.
Figure 2. Probe body and component board: dispose as electrical and electronic waste
Printed circuit board